Press Releases

  • LNG Markets Article: Asian Spot LNG Rally Stalls on Oversupply, Crude Slump

    October 21 2014 1:08 AM ET

    SINGAPORE, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

    Asian spot prices fell in the first half of October as the region struggled to absorb abundant supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the Pacific basin amid weak demand fundamentals. Falling crude oil prices also weighed on the near curve, as buyers anticipated lower contractual rates later in the winter.

  • Wafra and Greenstone to Linkup Within the Gulf Cooperation Council

    October 21 2014 1:00 AM ET

    NEW YORK and DUBAI, UAE, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

    Wafra Investment Advisory Group, Inc. and Greenstone Equity Partners have forged a strategic alliance to introduce Wafra's institutional investment platform to GCC-based investors. The partnership was formalized in June, post an executive management meeting at Wafra's New York offices in April.

    The collaboration comes to focus as Wafra continues to seek to expand its footprint within the GCC and develop new relationships in the region.

  • The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for India Increased in September

    October 21 2014 12:30 AM ET

    MUMBAI, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for India increased 0.9 percent in September to 183.5 (2004 = 100), following a 1.2 percent decline in August and a 0.5 percent increase in July. Seven of the eight components contributed positively to the index in September.

  • Australia's cloud services market to soar from $1.23 billion in 2013 to $4.55 billion by 2018, says Frost & Sullivan

    October 21 2014 12:28 AM ET

    SYDNEY, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Australia's demand for cloud services is being thrust by the increasing use of data intensive applications, which necessitates the use of back-end cloud applications needed to store and analyse this data. Cost saving continues to be a key push factor for cloud with organisations reporting an average IT cost savings of 12% through the use of cloud computing services.

  • U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for October 21

    October 21 2014 12:01 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau:


  • TRACE And The Association of Aerospace Industries (Singapore) Partner To Bring Greater Transparency To The Aerospace Industry

    October 21 2014 12:01 AM ET

  • Turner & Townsend Pioneering Predictive Analytics in Construction with Tableau

    October 21 2014 12:00 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tableau Software (NYSE: DATA), a global leader in rapid-fire, easy-to-use business analytics software, today announced that Turner & Townsend, the global programme management and construction consultancy, is powering success in huge infrastructure projects using Tableau.

  • 5th Annual Frost the Trail Corporate Run in Kuala Lumpur Raises RM55k for Charity

    October 20 2014 11:53 PM ET

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On 18 October 2014, more than 200 runners and 50 volunteers convened at the Kepong Botanical Garden (KBG) area of the Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) for the flag off of the 5th annual Frost & Sullivan 'Frost the Trail' run for corporate social responsibility.

  • ANA Reacts to New Guidance from the CDC to Ensure Patient, Health Care Professional Safety

    October 20 2014 10:21 PM ET

    SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct.

  • Nurses Set to Meet with California Gov. Jerry Brown Tuesday, Seek to Make California National Model for Ebola Protections

    October 20 2014 10:20 PM ET

    OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Will California, the world's 8th largest economy, set a national standard for the U.S. and beyond on the highest safety standards and protocols for confronting the deadly Ebola virus? That's the proposal leaders of the National Nurses United and California Nurses Association will make to California Gov. Jerry Brown Tuesday morning.

    On Tuesday, NNU/CNA leaders will comment on the new guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Monday night.

  • Novelis Opens China's First Manufacturing Facility for Heat-Treated Aluminum Automotive Sheet

    October 20 2014 10:00 PM ET

    ATLANTA and CHANGZHOU, China, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novelis, the global leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today officially opened China's first plant dedicated to the production of heat-treated aluminum automotive sheet.  The opening makes Novelis the only company to produce automotive aluminum sheet in all three of the world's major automobile producing regions -- Asia, Europe and North America.

  • SungWoo Lee To Return For World Series

    October 20 2014 9:34 PM ET

    KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kansas City Royals, riding the crest of one of the most stunning Cinderella seasons in baseball history, added yet another remarkable chapter when the Shinsegae Corporation of South Korea granted permission for their employee SungWoo Lee – the Royals' unofficial good luck charm – to attend the 110th World Series between the Royals and the San Francisco Giants.

  • Schedule of Upcoming Luncheons at the National Press Club

    October 20 2014 9:03 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is a schedule of upcoming luncheons at the National Press Club. Luncheon tickets are open to the public except where noted as "members and guests only."  Credentialed press may cover Luncheons and Newsmakers. Events listed are subject to last-minute changes. Space may be reserved at any NPC Luncheon by calling 202-662-7501. To save time and avoid waiting in line, tickets can be paid for in advance by using a credit card or putting tickets on a house account if there is a credit card on file with the Club.

  • Investment Marketplace Rejects ISS' Valuation of Chiquita-Fyffes Transaction as Chiquita Stock Price Suffers Sharp Decline

    October 20 2014 8:49 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cutrale-Safra today stated that ISS' recommendation regarding the proposed Fyffes transaction runs counter to the valuation that the investment marketplace has placed on the Fyffes transaction, as evidenced by the noticeable decline in the stock price of Chiquita following the ISS recommendation. The Cutrale-Safra definitive offer of $14 per share remains clearly superior to the revised Fyffes transaction.

  • Times Set for Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino Employees to Pick Up Belongings

    October 20 2014 8:30 PM ET

    COARSEGOLD, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino (CGRC) today announced that laid off employees can pick up their personal belongings from their lockers over the following dates and times:

  • Senator Boxer Joins Victims of Medical Negligence and Families Who Lost Children To Negligence To Call For Voters' Support For Prop 46, Says Consumer Watchdog Campaign

    October 20 2014 8:23 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer stood with victims of medical negligence and families who lost their children to preventable medical error and called on California voters to support the patient safety protections in Proposition 46. Consumer Watchdog released the first Yes on 46 Spanish campaign advertisement, featuring Carmen Pack, wife of the proponent of Prop 46 who lost her two children to medical negligence. 

  • Athens Administrators Expands Program Insurance Market Focus, Names Executive Vice Presidents Raffy Daghlian And Guy Mastrangelo

    October 20 2014 8:22 PM ET

    CONCORD, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Athens Administrators, a third-party claims administration services provider since 1976, has actively participated in the Program Insurance market segment on a regional basis for several years. Program Insurance is a critical area of focus for Athens and a unique segment for TPAs, requiring a highly specialized approach. To lead Athens' efforts in the Program Insurance space, we are proud to announce the appointment of Raffy Daghlian and Guy Mastrangelo as executive vice presidents.

  • Pharmacovigilance and Related Developments: Industry and Market Analysis 2014-2024

    October 20 2014 8:22 PM ET

    LONDON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

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  • Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Cleco Corporation

    October 20 2014 8:20 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harwood Feffer LLP ( is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Cleco Corporation ("Cleco" or the "Company") (NYSE: CNL) concerning the proposed acquisition of the Company by an investor led by Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets and British Columbia Investment Management Corporation, together with John Hancock Financial and other infrastructure investors (collectively, the "Acquirers").    

  • Greater Sacramento Bancorp Reports 2014 Third Quarter Net Income Up 35% over 2013 Third Quarter

    October 20 2014 8:19 PM ET

    SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GREATER SACRAMENTO BANCORP (OTC: GSCB.OB) -- For the Third Quarter 2014 ended September 30, 2014, Greater Sacramento Bancorp (GSB), parent company of Bank of Sacramento (BOS), reported Net Income of $955,000 ($.36 per share diluted) which represented a 35% increase from the $710,000 ($.27 per share diluted) reported for the Third Quarter 2013.